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Is It All About Age or Personalized Haploidentical Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation for Elderly Patients?

The number of allogeneic hematopoietic stem cell transplantations (allo-HCTs) performed each year with curative intent for older adults with acute myelogenous leukemia (AML) or myelodysplastic syndrome (MDS) has continued to rise over the past decade. Much of the progress in the use of allo-HCT in older adults is due to the use of reduced-intensity conditioning (RIC) regimens, which have allowed many older patients with AML or MDS to receive curative allo-HCT [1]. Without RIC, these older patients would otherwise be unfit for allo-HCT because of the toxicity associated with myeloablative conditioning regimens.
Source: Biology of Blood and Marrow Transplantation - Category: Hematology Authors: Source Type: research

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